Recruitment


Degree-Less Job Opportunities

I am very sure that by now almost everyone has seen the infamous Glassdoor article titled:  “15 More Companies That No Longer Require a Degree” What was unfortunate about this was the way it was received in the region, although I absolutely agree with most of what was mentioned in […]


What to ask the Recruiter?

“Thank you very much for you time Mr. X, do you have any questions for us?” This is almost how every recruiter ends his side of the interview, and now the tables are turned, it is the candidate’s time to ask some questions. An important point to mention here is that […]


Should HR be Outsourced? 2

There are situations where outsourcing can be considered as an option, but generally, it is not suggested and this is why: The Human Resources function is an important department that supports the organization in meeting its goals and objectives in many ways: The Human Resources department sets the policies and […]


Talent Planning in Operation

Talent Planning in Operation is one of the most critical areas in the Human Resources. In an organization a diverse workforce is a recipe for success, as they bring different experiences to the table from different parts of the world. Different cultures function in different ways and by embracing the […]


“Quoted” Exit Interview

Previously I wrote the “Quoted” Interview, and I had fun doing it, so, I decided to go ahead with this “Quoted” Exit Interview.   Please don’t use this as a reference for good answers,,, as it is mostly just for fun. We begin any exit interview with thanking the soon […]


LinkedIn Etiquette 1

I apologies for the two weeks delay on this article, it was due to being actively busy KFUPM Career Day, and starting my CIPD Training. LinkedIn is undeniably a great tool, I use it on a daily basis  and unfortunately I notice some behavior that is not suitable for such a professional platform. I will divide them as follows: […]


Video Interview 1

Continuing on the subject of interview types, this week I am getting into the Video interview I will have to say, this is a fun way to conduct an interview, capitalizing on the technological advancements, HR has been using this method for a while now, personally I have been on both sides of the screen, […]


One-on-One Interview 1

Getting back to interview types, this week I am getting into the one-on-one interview: Probably my favorite type of interviews, the one-on-one interview is probably the best way to get information on motivators, knowledge, …etc, people usually are more prone to give information to one person rather than broadcasting it to a […]


The Panel Interview 1

Continuing on Interview types, this week I will explore the panel interview, A.K.A. committee interview The panel interview can be very intimidating for candidates, I have been on both sides of that table, and although I know it very well, there has been some moments where it got overwhelming, the more people […]